Monday, December 17, 2007

My Little Chicken

For more than a week my three-year-old son has been playing a sweet game. He pretends to be "Little Chicken" and I am his "Mama Hen". He emphatically insists I am not to call him by his real name.

My Little Chicken brings me offerings throughout the day --- small toys, imaginary objects, pretend food. His favourite snack to feed the Mama Hen is sandwiches.

Egg sandwiches.

I think there's something wrong with a Mama Hen dining on egg sandwiches ... even if they are only imaginary.

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